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Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 13,060 Views 0 Comments

72 hours of work stoppages were due to commence from Monday.

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
# Suez Canal
# Suez Canal

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade

Mar 25th 2021, 12:27 PM 44,548 Views 58 Comments

The container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking the passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels.

# shipping - All time

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships
# Tunnel Of Boats
# Tunnel Of Boats

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships

Apr 7th 2017, 8:14 AM 23,014 Views 22 Comments

Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel is set to begin in 2019.

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours
# Galway
# Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

Sep 18th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,952 Views 53 Comments

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour
# Alright For Some
# Alright For Some

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour

Apr 10th 2015, 12:21 PM 11,374 Views 43 Comments

Some versions of the Apple Watch are available for pre order across Europe and the US from today.

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

Oct 8th 2014, 9:46 AM 8,258 Views 16 Comments

The Parida caught fire late last night.

That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried
# Fair Play Mary
# Fair Play Mary

That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 20,996 Views 37 Comments

The Mary Maersk is so big that the Spanish port she left from had to be equipped with new cranes before the shipment could be loaded.

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Jul 14th 2014, 1:38 PM 6,629 Views 16 Comments

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?
# Port Of Cork
# Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

Apr 28th 2014, 2:45 PM 19,904 Views 34 Comments

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships
# Send In The Drones
# Send In The Drones

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships

Feb 26th 2014, 2:26 PM 12,679 Views 53 Comments

The drone ships would be remotely controlled using a virtual-reality recreation of a vessel’s bridge, which captains on dry land could use to control crewless ships.

J.K Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together
# Ship Has Sailed
From The Daily Edge
# Ship Has Sailed

J.K Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:29 PM 20,036 Views 27 Comments

We say NAY.

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them
# Clairvoyance
# Clairvoyance

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

Jan 20th 2014, 9:53 AM 19,926 Views 39 Comments

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide
# Shipping
# Shipping

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide

Jan 15th 2014, 7:45 PM 9,974 Views 23 Comments

15 incidents were attributed to Somali pirates last year — down from 237 in 2011.

Here are 9 really weird sentences that are perfectly accurate
# Words
# Words

Here are 9 really weird sentences that are perfectly accurate

Jan 11th 2014, 4:00 PM 64,177 Views 49 Comments

Trust us.

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year
# High Seas
# High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

Dec 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,901 Views 19 Comments

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall
# Exports
# Exports

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:16 PM 2,667 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy

Apr 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 24,319 Views 31 Comments

Shivering survivors, grief-stricken relatives waiting on the docks and shock in the White Star Line offices: a pictorial record of the world receiving news that the ‘unsinkable’ ship had done the unthinkable.

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?
# Shipping
# Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 20,970 Views 6 Comments

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast

Oct 10th 2011, 9:35 PM 385 Views 23 Comments

Some 23 crew members were aboard the vessel, which was reportedly attacked by five armed men.

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated
# Aground
# Aground

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Apr 1st 2011, 10:46 AM 748 Views 0 Comments

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.